Choosing study subjects

United Nations University and TU Dresden launch joint Doctoral Degree Programme

The United Nations University (UNU) and the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) announced the launch of a joint doctoral degree in “Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste”. The program will begin in October 2014 and is coordinated by TUD and the Dresden-based Institute for the Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources of the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES).

Philologische Bibliothek der FU Berlin

Studying in Germany – a good choice

If you’re looking to study or research abroad, why not come to Germany, Land of Ideas? Higher education in Germany stands for numerous innovations, increasing internationality and strong support for cutting-edge research.

Implementing know-how: How to successfully train engineers

Engineers Made in Germany – Technology from Germany

Germany is a country usually associated with poets, thinkers and composers – and with the sort of top-notch high-tech products manufactured there. Such products are in demand the world over and German technology has even been used to clean the stone sculpture featuring the heads of former US presidents at Mount Rushmore.

TU9 - Excellence in Engineering

TU9 is the network of the leading Institutes of Technology in Germany: RWTH Aachen, TU Berlin, TU Braunschweig, TU Darmstadt, TU Dresden, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, TU München, Universität Stuttgart. The member universitites are excellent in research.

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Bachelor and master studies in Greek language

The School of Applied Linguistics and Cultural Studies of the Johannes-Gutenberg-University in Mainz offers a bachelor and master study in Greek language in translation and interpreting.

The objective of the study is to impart extensive knowledge of the language, basic knowledge of translating and cultural sciences, translation and interpretation exercises as well as specialization in several disciplines.

Universität Weimar erhält Auszeichnung

Weimar has the best international university in Germany

The Bauhaus University in Weimar, Thuringia, describes itself as being eager to experiment, open and creative, and it seeks proximity to industrial practice. But now, it can also boast the title of “best international university 2011” in Germany. This year the university came first in the “international university” competition.

Students in Humboldt University's "Audimax" auditorium

Humboldt University’s 200th Anniversary

In the year it was founded, Berlin’s Humboldt University had 256 students and 52 lecturers. It has since produced 29 Nobel Prize winners and is regarded as the “mother” of all modern universities. In 2010, the university celebrated its 200th anniversary.


German Academy for Renewable Engergy

GERMAN ACADEMY FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY offers a range of seminars, workshops, conferences, courses, and training programs in the fields of renewable energies, sustainability,...

Student from Ghana

Facts about the German higher education system

Some 1.98 million students are currently studying at German institutions of higher education. Almost half of the them (48%) are women. A total of 376 higher education institutions offer study programm...

Studenten während einer Statistik-Vorlesung im Hörsaal an der Universität Leipzig

Germany is an attractive place to study

The Initiative for Excellence, greater autonomy for institutions of higher education, the introduction of new subjects, more bachelors and masters degree courses and larger numbers of students from ab...

Excellence Initiative

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Promoting world class science in Germany: that is the goal of the excellence initiative. The billion euro programme was started in 2005 and is having a sustained impact.

Become a Medical Doctor in Germany

Becoming a Medical Doctor in Germany

Germany’s excellent healthcare system is reliant on excellent doctors. The country develops many health industry professionals itself, but there are opportunities for non-Germans to become a doctor in Germany.

Career: Translation

Career: Translation

So you want to be a translator. Where do you start? What skills will you need? Which certifications are important? How do you get a job? This month Young Germany will walk you through the process of becoming a translator in Germany.



Would you like to spend time volunteering in Germany?  At Young Germany we’re exploring all the possibilities open to anyone looking to give back with a volunteer position.  Find out about the Voluntary Social Year and where you can find a volunteer position, even from outside of the country.